history history  /ˈhɪ stə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the aggregate of past events
  2. (n) a record or narrative description of past events
  3. (n) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
  4. (n) the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future
  5. (n) all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Cheech and Chong ever receive university tenure teaching the medical history of their favorite subject, the course pack would be surprisingly thick.
  2. In 1917, suffragists set up a daily picket line outside the White Housea first in American history.

News

  1. History made in Walls with hat pick

    WALLS — Tammy Patrick made history Thursday as the Town of Walls brand new fifth alderman candidate elected to the slate of town officials.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: DeSoto Times-Tribune

  2. History: Birth of a funeral home

    History of a funeral home and Bucyrus' largest funeral:
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

  3. History center hosts Hambone Festival in Rochester

    You might say the Hambone Music Festival made history in 2010. That's the year the blues festival moved from its previous sites in the Austin-Albert Lea area to the grounds of the History Center of Ol
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

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Quotes

  1. "To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history, but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist," Mandela said.
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  2. "This is one of the greatest moments for Spain, for us to be in the final of the World Cup, it's history," said Villa, who remains tied with Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder for the tournament scoring lead at five goals apiece. "And we...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

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